Odontoglossum hunnewellianum Rolfe 1889 Photo by Guido Deburghgraeve

Common Name or Meaning Hunnewell's Odontoglossum

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca department of Colombia at elevations of 2300 to 2400 meters as a cold growing epiphyte

Often cited [Kew for one] as a natural hybrid and synomonous with O x adrianae but Stig Dalstrom, Guido Deburghgraeve and Carlos Uribe have concluded the same as Rolfe that this is a valid species and not a hybrid


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 76 No 12 2008 as Oncidium x elegans; The International Odontoglossum Alliance Newsletter 2018 drawing/photos fide